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MSU’s Global Impact Initiative Recruits 70 New Faculty

In just three years, the Global Impact Initiative (GI2) has led to the hiring of more than 70 new research faculty at Michigan State University. They’ve come from…

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Bombus impatiens nectaring on Lantana sp. in Okemos, Michigan. Photo taken September 24, 2017 by F. W. Ravlin. Canon 5D Mark III, 100 mm macro.

MSU Researchers Find Ways to Kill Pests, Not Honeybees

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Researchers at Michigan State University’s entomology department have unlocked a key to maintain the insecticide’s effectiveness in eliminating pests without killing beneficial bugs, such as bees. The study,…

Kim Eang Tho

MSU Scholar Improving Onion Disease Resistance for Cambodia

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Plant diseases are a major limiting factor for crop production and food security in Cambodia. Part of the problem is that the resources and human expertise needed to…

Aman Yadav

MSU Scholars Aim to Improve Computer Science in the Classroom

Friday, November 17, 2017

A team of scholars from the Michigan State University College of Education will develop new methods to enhance computer science education in schools. The collaboration is funded by a nearly…

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High-Altitude Observatory Sheds Light on Origin of Excess Anti-Matter

Friday, November 17, 2017

A mountaintop observatory in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating from two rapidly spinning…

Training at MSU's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

New MSU Grad Training to Address Shortage of Accelerator Scientists

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Michigan State University is establishing an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship program to address a national shortage in accelerator scientists and engineers. The AS&E program will bring together MSU’s strengths to…

stevia plant

MSU Gets $3.2M to Improve Stevia Taste, U.S. Production

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Michigan State University researchers will use a $3.2 million Specialty Crop Research Initiative grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture to help make stevia…